Recreation Specialist III (Senior/Active Adult Program)
THE POSITION
Experienced
Part Time
$17.15 - $21.88 Hourly

Under the general supervision of the Recreation Supervisor and Recreation Coordinator, the Recreation Specialist III assists with the daily operations in the Senior Adult Programs, located at Hayward Area Senior Center, Kenneth Aitken Senior & Community Center and at a Senior Satellite Activity Locations.

 


EXAMPLE OF DUTIES

  • Work in all aspects of the program (Office support, Spectrum Nutrition Program, Hayward Senior Center Boutique)
  • Manage participant registration in Active/Class System
  • Create flyers, assist with promotion of programs 
  • Work closely with volunteers and provide proper training
  •  Answer phones, and schedule appointments
  • Spectrum Lunch Program: set and break down tables, serve meals and clean up 
  • Complete required reports and meet deadlines
  • Work special events, including some weekends and evenings
  • Encourage and maintain positive public relations
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Other duties as assigned

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 18+ years old and possess a high school diploma
  • CA Food Handlers Certificate
  • Negative TB Test
  • Possess or obtain by date of employment a valid certification in CPR/First Aid/AED
  • Valid CA Drivers License 
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds
  • Bi-lingual a plus, but not necessary

 

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Experience working with senior adults and volunteers and ability to maintain positive working relationships
  • Dependable and ability to exercise sound leadership practices
  • Knowledge of accounting practices
  • Computer Efficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Internet and Registration System)
  • Safe food handling, practice cleanliness
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

 

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION:

  • Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. 
  • Any offer of employment to an adult employee who will have direct contact with minors is conditional upon a satisfactory fingerprint clearance and background check (DOJ) 
     
Apply